California Green Cres Vellucci opts to stay in his car rather than stop and breathe the air in the central valley. Even so, he did stop recently to participate in a protest against plans to build a 1.2 million square foot Wal Mart distribution center that would bring more than a thousand diesel trucks to the area, already burdened with serious air pollution problems.
This is the beginning to the article by Sena Christian, and she goes on from there to ask, where are all the Green jobs?
Our own Wes Rolley is quoted, saying
“As it stands, it will achieve something, but not enough,” said Wes Rolley, a Green member who blogs about ecological issues. He pointed out that during the New Deal, the Works Progress Administration created more jobs in a four-month period than President Obama has promised to create or save by 2011.